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Hatters Bistro

The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 3077
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“cheesecake” (10 reviews)
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent value and the food was delicious . All 3 courses were beautiful. The staff were so friendly and helpful and I cannot wait to go back again to taste another dish!!

Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Dined here on a social night out and was very happy we chose it. Food was very good with plenty of choice. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and service was professional. The atmosphere was great. Desserts were really good. Love the fact...More

Thank fitzzyma
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Hatters offers an appealing and varied menu. Set menu options offer excellent value while maintaining high standards. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived here last minute one evening and it was a very pleasant surprise. Lovely ambience in this old world Hollywood themed restaurant. Shown to our table by a very nice young man who promptly took our drinks order. Food was excellent, well presented and served...More

Thank Monica1704
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Hatters was 'our' place that we went but visited here recently it was a Saturday not too busy but we felt that was a rush get us out we had two course and was all eaten and out in 35 minutes.. it was just go...More

Thank Sinead K
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Was away with friends to Athlone and decided to return to Hatters for a meal. Had to go early as really busy. There last year and really enjoyed it but not this time. Food ordinary especially the main course. Feel it needs a gizz up....More

Thank Dermot C
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend brought me for a meal for my 30th Birthday...she had booked the meal a week in advance and was told we would have to be gone by 8.30, our meal was booked for 6. It was a Saturday night and I understand it...More

Thank DessieAthlone
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Food and service fantastic. We had a great night. I was there with a group of friends to celebrate a 60th Birthday. The place was buzzing. Great atmosphere and the staff couldn't do enough for us. Great place for a great night out. Would certainly...More

Thank billyg234
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A large crowd of us had booked a meal here on a recommendation, unaware what to expect especially on a busy Saturday night. We were firstly amazed at the decor and then the food! The staff made every effort to accommodate us. We all had...More

Thank Mick O
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Hatters for my 60th Birthday celebration on Saturday evening with a group of my best friends. There was 14 of us and we were given our own private dining area in a room that was called the library. We had a fantastic...More

Thank Michael O
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Niamh S
4 August 2017|
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Response from Mary B |
No. There are lots of stairs
29 June 2017|
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Response from Monica1704 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, they would enjoy it😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 32
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 3077
  • E-mail
Welcome to Hatter's Lane Bistro at Strand Street on Athlone's Leinster shore. Ideally located 3 minutes from the Town Bridge, Radisson, Prince of Wales and Sheraton hotels. The Hollywood themed bistro offers a welcoming cosy atmosphere with open fire, check table clothes, walls adorned with movie star icons. The background music is easy listening typically featuring tunes from Sinatra, Martin, Bennett and the likes... Running in tandem with Gertie Brown's old world award winning pub, Hatters Lane offers the customer a unique and satisfying dining experience and hopefully will continue to serve great food well for years to come...
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